Rosalind Franklin programme – Taunton cohort

The Rosalind Franklin programme aims to help shape mid-level leaders’ knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours to help them become outstanding, compassionate and inclusive leaders, working at all levels across the health and care system, to help improve services for people who access them. Applications are now open for cohorts starting later this year and there is a Taunton cohort. The...

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Developing Leadership in Primary Care Programme

The second module of our Developing Leadership in Primary Care Programme is taking place today (Tuesday 9th April). This five day programme, delivered over five months has been designed to develop current and future leaders in primary care to build confidence and increase self awareness, whilst applying newly acquired knowledge of leading inclusively with compassion. The programme also builds...

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South West AHP Massive

On Friday 15th of March 2019 Somerset Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) hosted the first SW AHP MASSIVE event of 2019. These events were relaunched in 2018 to provide AHPs from across the SW region with an opportunity to network and work together on the challenges and priorities that are important. The South West Leadership Academy was delighted to facilitate...

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Healthcare Leadership Model Network event

On Tuesday 26th March we held our Healthcare Leadership Model Network event to support the continued development of facilitators & let stakeholder organisations know more about the model, how it can be used and its future development. It was supported by some of the team from JCA Global, the system providers for the HLM, and Tracy Lonetto programme lead from the...

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EMCC EQA Bespoke Practitioner Mentoring Programme

The South West Leadership Academy’s European Mentoring and Coaching Council accredited two-day mentoring programme for practitioner level mentors started this week. On successful completion of the programme participants will receive a EMCC European Quality Award (EQA) Bespoke Programme Certificate, and will also be recommended for EMCC Professional Designation as a Mentor and Coach. From the programme participants will understand...

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New Offer – Resilient Leadership

This development programme is designed to support middle and senior leaders build their Personal Resilience, and to develop their confidence, knowledge, and skills to lead for Wellbeing. Underpinned by the principles of Compassionate Inclusive Leadership and Self-Compassion, the course is facilitated by Byron Lee from Added Value Learning. The overall aim of the programme is to contribute to enabling...

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Leadership Essentials Workshop open for applications!

We’re running a one day Leadership Essentials workshop on Friday 26th April, 10.00am – 16.00pm, at South West House, Taunton, TA1 2PX. This one day workshop is aimed at emerging leaders – those starting their leadership careers or who have just moved into a role with leadership responsibilities for the first time. Aims and objectives: For emerging leaders to...

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Facilitation Skills workshop recruiting now!

During this two day workshop you will be immersed in the theory and practical application of facilitation as a skill – learning the core elements of clarity of purpose, generating trust, and building connection. This experiential programme enables participants to practice and reflect on a range of tools and techniques, practical application in the workplace and the support of...

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New dates – Evolving an OD Mindset in Primary Care workshops

Are you leading change in Primary Care? Wondering what OD is and how it can help us to bring about successful, sustainable change? Are you already doing it? Most people are ‘doing OD’, or elements of it, without realising it – and this workshop will help bring those things together with some background, theory and discussion over two days....

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Impact – annual stakeholder event

Yesterday (Wednesday 6th February) we held our annual stakeholder event, Impact, the purpose of the day was to focus on what impacts change in terms of great leadership. There were some fantastic speakers and workshops. We were unashamedly proud to showcase the many powerful stories we hear of individuals who’ve taken hold of opportunities to learn and develop. Following...

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